adj., adv. /non"stop"/; n. /non"stop'/, adj.
1. being without a single stop en route: a nonstop bus; a nonstop flight from New York to Paris.
2. happening, done, or held without a stop or pause or without offering relief or respite: The ambassador faced a nonstop schedule of meetings and interviews during her visit.
3. without a single stop en route.
4. Informal. without a pause or interruption or without respite; continually: My back ached nonstop for three days.
5. a long-distance airline flight that makes no stops between the starting point and the destination.
[1900-05; NON- + STOP]

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